GGPoker today announced a partnership with Dusk Till Dawn, the UK’s best live poker venue, to sponsor the upcoming United Kingdom Poker Championships (UKPC). The UKPC Main Event has a £560 buy-in, £500,000 in guaranteed prizes, and over £50,000 in extra prizes for all GGPoker qualifiers. The tournament will take place online at GGPoker (beginning January 7) and live at Dusk Till Dawn in Nottingham (from January 11).
The following GGPoker satellites to the UKPC main event are currently active:
- Daily Dollar Qualifiers At 20:00 (starting October 17) – one spot to the UKPC Main Event tournament for only $1! The Daily Dollar Qualifiers will offer a total of 60 UKPC Main Event tickets.The following GGPoker satellites to the UKPC main event are currently active:
- Weekly $80 Super Satellites at 20:30 every Wednesday (starting October 26) – one spot to the UKPC main event for every £560 ($640) in the prize pool, with eight seats guaranteed in each weekly event.
In the next weeks, more details of the partnership will be revealed.
Furthermore, all GGPoker players who qualify for the UKPC Main Event will be entered into an unique UKPC Aftermath £25K Freeroll, offering players a second chance no matter how they perform in the live tournament.
All GGPoker qualifiers for the UKPC Main Event will play their selected online Day 1 at GGPoker on either Saturday, January 7 or Thursday, January 12, with the top 20% progressing to the live Day 2 at Dusk till Dawn.
Angela Martin, UK & Ireland Head of Marketing at GGPoker, said:
“GGPoker is thrilled to partner with Dusk Till Dawn and ensure our players now have an opportunity of winning their way into the UKPC Main Event, one of the highlights of the UK’s poker year. There’s at least £500,000 to be won, and with satellites from $1, we hope to see some players turn a tiny online buy-in into a huge live score at the UKPC!”
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